Part 2 of our focus on International Women’s month we interviewed two women that have influenced the renewable energy industry in Austin and the state of Texas:
Jane Pulaski, who joined the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) in 1999, is responsible for communications and outreach for IREC. She publishes three newsletters for IREC: the IREC Report, the SITN Quarterly, and The Credentialing Chronicle. Before joining IREC, Jane spent 17 years in working for the State of Texas in a variety of communications positions including the State Energy Conservation Office, The Texas Department of Agriculture, the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate. When she’s not tending to IREC’s communications and social sites, she’s spending quality time on a yoga mat. She lives in Austin, TX.
Leslie Libby is the Solar Program Manager. For over 20 years Leslie has been employed by Austin Energy, the City of Austin’s municipally owned utility. Leslie managed Austin Energy’s solar incentive programs from it’s inception in 2004 until summer of 2013. Austin Energy has provided customers with $40 million in incentives which has allowed 3000 participants to install 15 MW of PV systems on their rooftops.